Applied and Theoretical Mechanics (ATOM) Lab
Deptartment of Mechanical Engineering 
भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान इंदौर, भारत

Dr

Dr. Shailesh I. Kundalwal

Research 

Research highlight

  •  Computational Nanomechanics of Solids
  • Finite Element Analysis of Composites
  • Nanomechanics & Micromechanics of Composites
  • Nanotechnology in Engineering
  •  Smart Materials and Structures 

Available Research Facilities 
The High Performance Computing Facility provides a serial and parallel facility in support of our research activities

  S.no
Equipment Name/ Funding Source
  Model, Make
1. 

Master Node   (IIT Indore)

2 x Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 (Eight-core, 20M cache, 2.1 GHz, 8.0GT/s), RAM 4 x16GB)
2.

GPU Node1     (IIT Indore)

2 x Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 with high performance K80 Tesla GPU
3.
 CPU Node 1  (IIT Indore)
2 x Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4
 4.
CPU Node 2 (SERB)
2 x Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4 (Sixteen-core, 35M cache, 2.1 GHz, 9.0GT/s), RAM 12 x 16GB)
 5.
Software    (both CPU and GPU versions)
Quantum Espresso, LAMMPS, PACKMOL, VMD, NanoEngineer-1, NAMD, CP2K, XCrySDen

Ongoing Research Projects

S.No.
  Title
Cost in Lakh
  Duration
  Role as PI/Co-PI
 Funding Agency
1
Characterizing the flexoelectric phenomena in monolayer/layered hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets and development of their nanoelectromechanical systems 
18.5
Jul 2018- Jun 2021
PI
SERB-DST
 2
Anisotropic thermomechanical properties of boron- and carbon-based nanomaterials and their composites
12
Dec 2017- Nov 2020
PI
   IIT Indore
 3
Thermal management of electronic components using phase change materials
 20
Feb 2018- Jan 2023
Co-PI
DST
 4
Development of light weight heat sink integrated with phase change material (PCM) for cooling applications
 34
May 2018- Apr 2021
Co-PI
DST

Completed Research Projects

S.No.
 Title
Cost in Lakh
  Duration
Role as PI/Co-PI
Funding Agency
1
Characterizing the flexoelectric properties of carbon-based nanomaterials and nanostructures
  70
Oct 2015- Jan 2017
PI
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
 2
Synthesis and characterization of multifunctional hybrid fiber reinforced polymer composite with carbon nanostructures
44
Apr 2015- Sept 2015
Co-PI
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi
 3
Micromechanical analysis of novel continuous and short fuzzy fiber reinforced composites
  1.2
  Feb 2013-Jul 2013
Co-PI
IIT Kharagpur

Research Highlights